How to connect Discord to Xbox

Chat with your Discord friends from your Xbox console


Discord has finally made it possible to use your voice chat on Xbox. Whether you prefer to use Discord on Xbox for some multiplayer mayhem or enjoy chatting with Discord friends while playing single-player games, this recent change is sure to come in handy. If you haven’t used Discord before, follow our guide on how to set up a Discord server.


Connecting your accounts takes a few minutes, but it’s worth it in the end. Switching to Discord voice chat on your Xbox only takes a couple of taps. This guide will show you how to connect your Discord and Xbox accounts and use Discord voice chat on your Xbox. Once you’ve tried Discord voice chat on Xbox, you can jump on your phone to play some Xbox Cloud Gaming titles with one of the best Android controllers.

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Before you begin, you’ll need to download the Discord and Xbox apps from the Play Store. You can complete this process on a desktop computer, but we recommend the mobile app. This way, you won’t have to turn on your computer every time you want to use Discord voice chat on your Xbox.

Once you’ve downloaded both apps, sign in to each before starting setup. Logging in beforehand will make connecting your accounts much faster.

You can connect your accounts from the Xbox or Discord app. It doesn’t matter which method you use; you only need to use one (the connection through the Xbox app is a bit faster).

You’ll need to sign in to your Xbox and Discord apps every time you use Discord voice chat on Xbox, so don’t uninstall either app once you’ve completed setup.

Method 1: How to connect to your Xbox account from the Discord app

  1. Open the Discord app.
  2. touch your profile icon at the bottom right of your screen.
  3. tap on the connections button.
  4. tap on the Add button at the top right of your screen.

  5. Scroll down and tap the xbox button.
  6. Play Start.

  7. Play Continue to sign in to your Xbox account.
    1. You’ll be prompted to enter your Microsoft username and password if you’re not signed in to the Xbox app. Once you have logged in, you will be sent to the next step.
  8. Play Authorize and continue to complete the setup.

Method 2: How to connect to your Discord account from the Xbox app

  1. Open the Xbox app.
  2. touch your profile icon at the bottom right of your screen.
  3. Play Continue at the bottom of your screen; this will send you to the Discord app.

    1. You will be prompted to enter your Microsoft username and password if you are not logged into the Discord app. If so, you will be sent to the next step.
  4. Play Authorize continue.

How to use Discord voice chat on Xbox

Once you’ve connected your accounts, you can now use Discord voice chat on Xbox. It’s worth reiterating that this process won’t work unless you’ve installed and signed in to the Xbox app.

  1. Open the Discord app.
  2. Touch the voice chat channel you want to connect to.
  3. Play Try voice chat on console! at the bottom of your screen.
  4. Play Join on Xbox.
    1. do not touch join the voice.
  5. Your Xbox app will now open; play transfer voice to complete the process.

Chat on Discord from your Xbox

Discord has over 100 million users and is taking significant steps to improve your experience. A recent mobile overhaul and Xbox integration are substantial improvements, especially if you don’t use the desktop version as much. Do you want to take your server to the next level? Try adding a bot to your Discord server.

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